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Rita Yvonne Pitt

September 20, 2022

Rita Yvonne Pitt, 66, of Calwood (Kingdom City), passed away peacefully and unexpectedly, Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Pin Oaks Nursing Home in Mexico, Mo. Rita was born June 9, 1956, at Callaway Hospital in Fulton, to Clarence "Mokus" and Doris (Scott) Pitt. Rita retired from the Fulton State Hospital in 2008, after 30 years of service. Rita loved getting together with family and friends. There was no separation between the two, her friends soon became her family. She enjoyed life! She played cards with friends, walked 10,000-15,000 steps per day, played games on her computer and enjoyed a good meal. She liked to eat and would tell us that as we headed out to eat. She is survived by her siblings, Rose (Crawford) Shults, C.M. Pitt Jr., and Carolyn (Dwayne) Bernicky of Kingdom City along with Mathew (Kim) Pitt, Renee (Curtis Jones) Aguilar, Dallas Pitt and grandsons, Trenton and Trevor Lairmore. She is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Although, she did not have biological children, she is survived by many children that have called her Momma Rita their entire lives. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Karen, Sharon, and Lea Ann Pitt; great-nephew, Hunter Pitt; parents, C.M. "Mokus" and Doris Pitt; paternal great-grandparents, Walter and Sadie Breckenridge; paternal grandparents, Orza and Opal Pitt; maternal grandparents, Jim and Susan Scott. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Mike Crowson officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in New Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to New Hope Cemetery, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences can be made at maupinfuneralhome.com

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